The Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) in partnership with the ASEAN Foundation (AF) is awarding joint postgraduate scholarship program for ASEAN nationals (except Thai citizen) to pursue postgraduate diploma and a master’s degree. This year 5 scholarships are awarded for a period of 2 years, subject to an annual review of the scholar’s satisfactory progress. Selection of successful applicants will be based on merit. Applications should be submitted by 30 October 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded to study Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology and Chemical Biology.
Course Level: The CGI is presently offering programs leading to a Postgraduate diploma and a Master’s degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) and the ASEAN Foundation (AF)
Scholarship can be taken at: Thailand
–Scholarships are open to bonafide ASEAN nationals (except Thai citizen)
-Hold a Bachelor Degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in one of the following fields: Sciences: Chemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology, Environmental Sciences, Medical Sciences: Medicine, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
-Applicants from other related fields are also welcome to apply.
-Have at least 2 years work experiences in related field. Applicants with laboratory research experiences will receive favorable consideration
-Applicants must have demonstrated English proficiency, preferably on one of two recognized tests of language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS)
-Applicants must provide a statement of purpose explaining their interests in the study.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of ASEAN countries except Thailand (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesian, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam) can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) and the ASEAN Foundation (AF) have entered into an agreement to develop highly qualified human resources in the area of science and technology within ASEAN member countries through the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute – ASEAN Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Program in Science and Technology. The CGI is a multidisciplinary post-graduate academic institute established in 2005, under the initiative of Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol. The aim of CGI is to employ the most recent interactive teaching techniques used in leading educational and research institutions to train students in the program to be effective thinkers and leaders in their fields of expertise, to better serve their countries’ needs towards sustainable development. The CGI is presently offering programs leading to a postgraduate diploma and a Master’s degree in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology, and Chemical Biology. The ASEAN Foundation, an initiative of the Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was established on 15 December 1997 to help bring about shared prosperity and a sustainable future for the peoples of all ASEAN countries. It has been mandated to promote greater awareness of ASEAN and greater interaction among its peoples and their increased participation in ASEAN activities as well as to undertake development cooperation activities that enhance mutual assistance, address equitable economic development and reduce poverty.
Number of award(s): This year 5 (five) scholarships are available.
Duration of award(s): The award is tenable for a period of 2 years, subject to an annual review of the scholar’s satisfactory progress.
What does it cover? The scholarship will cover tuition and other academic fees, round trip airfare, accommodation allowance, monthly stipend, book allowance, health insurance and others.
Selection Criteria: Selection of successful applicants will be based on merit.
Notification: Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome by CGI. Pre-session orientation program will commence in April 2014 while the academic program will commence in June 2014.
How to Apply: Applicants should complete the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute – the ASEAN Foundation Post – Graduate Scholarship Program application form and submit together with other supporting documents by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Application for the CGI-AF Scholarship Program is due on 30 October 2013.